How to take care of your teeth during the holidays

How to take care of your teeth during the holidays

This time of year, our teeth are exposed to very high levels of sugar, acid foods and beverages, which can lead to the weakening of the enamel and cavities. That is why it is more than important to follow the basic rules of oral hygiene, even now, during the holidays. For the holidays, we like to put cakes, candy and …

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A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

Women places fingers on lips due to pain from dental trauma

As a dentist in Victoria, BC, at Pacifica Dental, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, depending on …

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Wake Up Refreshed With Sleep Apnea Treatment From Your Dentist In Victoria

Wake Up Refreshed With Sleep Apnea Treatment From Your Dentist In Victoria

Sleep apnea must be diagnosed by medical doctor who will also provide a prescription for a dental appliance Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in the momentary cessation of breathing throughout the night. The word apnea comes from the Greek term for “α” which means “without” and “TTVεεiv” which means “to breathe”. So, it can be translated as “without …

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Are Dental Implants In Victoria, BC Right For You?

Retired couple with dental implants smiles while sitting next to each other

At Pacifica Dental, your dentist in Victoria, BC, we believe everyone deserves to experience life with a complete, healthy smile. That’s why we provide restorative dentistry, including dental implants – a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth. Because of this treatment, many people like you are proudly showing off their new and improved look and enjoying the everyday benefits of …

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A Worry-Free Visit With Dental Sedation

Many people don’t look forward to going to the dentist. Are you, or someone you love, one of the 15% of people who experience dread when it comes to their appointment at their dentist in Victoria? Dental sedation may help. Dental fear can be due to previous bad experiences, challenging developmental or anxiety disorders, an intellectual disability, or simply fear …

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Dental Technology For Your Comfort And Convenience

As a dentist in Victoria, at Pacifica Dental, we refuse to compromise on the level of quality care we offer. Part of that commitment is the use of diagnostic technologies because they provide many advantages for you – our valued patient. In this blog … I’ll talk about the technology that helps us better determine the state of your oral …

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See The Difference with Same-Day Crowns From Your Dentist in Victoria

Restorations in one visit at Victoria’s Pacifica Dental! New advances in dental technology are challenging Mother Nature! The CEREC®, a computerized chairside restoration system, makes it possible to make life-like porcelain same-day crowns, inlays, and onlays, from your dentist in Victoria! Previously, major tooth restorations required at least two and sometimes, three appointments. At your first visit, we would prepare …

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SureSmile – Designed With Your Perfect Smile In Mind – Available From Your Dentist in Victoria

Remember the braces that looked like train tracks on teeth? The ones you couldn’t hide if you tried? SureSmile from our general dentists in Victoria can change how you feel about orthodontics. At Pacifica Dental, we’re proud to provide removable, clear aligners by SureSmile®. This innovative treatment could be exactly what you’re looking for – and it’s been designed to …

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When Dental Emergencies Happen in Victoria, BC

No one ever plans dental emergencies in Victoria, BC, and it’s for that reason exactly that you should plan how to react should one happen. The first thing to know is that if you have a dental emergency, our team at Pacifica Dental is ready to help. We will always welcome your call – 24-hours a day. But – if …

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Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

Did you know that three Canadians die every day from oral cancer? In fact more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered in the late stages of the disease, prognosis is often poor. When discovered late, the 5-year survival rate is a frightening 55% – yet when discovered …

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